"The Magic Flute" - Bro. Alberti and the Frontispiece of the Libretto on the Occasion of the First Performance in the Year 1791 (Page 20).

Survey of the arch

Is the figure existing in a fissure? The position of the head looking upwards is mysterious. Is he looking at the pentacle or at the relief? The cabbalists drawed a figure into the centre of the pentacle with head and limbs in the position of the five corners. Therewith they were symbolizing a figure opening himself consciously to a higher world. Is this a hint to the relationship with Adam Kadmon? The question is unsettled.

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